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May 16, 2013

May 16, 2013

CDC finds evidence of frequent fecal contamination in pools

(CIDRAP News) – A study of water filter samples collected from swimming pools in Atlanta last summer found markers for Escherichia coli in more than half, a finding that suggests fecal contamination, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.

Apr 18, 2013

Apr 18, 2013

CDC cites increases in Campylobacter, Vibrio infections

(CIDRAP News) – The overall US incidence of major foodborne diseases was about the same in 2012 as it was about 5 years earlier, but Campylobacter infections were significantly more common, for unclear reasons, federal officials announced today.

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